2001-H 5464A am
Enacted 07/13/2001

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Introduced By:  Representatives Lewiss, Thompson, Shanley, Vieira and Kennedy Date Introduced:   February 6, 2001

It is enacted in the General Assembly:

SECTION 1. Chapter 17-18 of the General Laws entitled "Elective Meetings" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:

17-18 -15. Closing of schools. -- At each general election as defined in section 17-1-2(2), all public elementary and secondary schools throughout the state shall not be in session. On the day of the general election the use of school buildings or premises shall be restricted to use as a polling place for election purposes only. Notwithstanding the foregoing, school staff development days may be held.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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